This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play songs from the first 25 videos ever aired on MTV (mostly in order) and a few others from Day 1 as we look back at the days then the cable channel actually played videos.
Music Business Innovator, Founder of I.R.S. Records and former Manager of The Police Miles Copeland III talks with Chris upon the release of his new book: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: My Life in the Music Business.
Steve Kilbey talks about his new album, The Hall of Counterfeits, composed and recorded with his band The Winged Heels.
This week on Revenge of the 80s, we play new music from Katrina, The Members, Suzi Quatro, Jon Klages and classics by INXS, The Lounge Lizards, PIL, Stiff Little Fingers and more classic alternative artists
Katrina of Katrina and the Waves is back on with us on this edition of Revenge of the 80s Radio, this time with a new album: Hearts, Loves and Babys. The new creation is reflective and autobiographical in many ways with varied styles among its tracks from the classic Katrina to some power ballads, a bit of Celtic and early jazz.
Jon Klages talks with Chris about his new album, Fabulous Twilight. The collection is something of a nod and tribute to his grandfather, the legendary musician/bandleader/producer Enoch Light, who was an innovator all-around in the industry.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio is a New Wave Dance Party with club cuts and extended remixes from Haircut 100, Strawberry Switchblade, Spear of Destiny, Love & Rockets, Blondie, Fancy and a new one from Linda Jo Rizzo
we pay tribute to Carmine Capobianco, the star of several horror/slasher/sci-fi movies including Psychos In Love, Galactic Gigolo and Cemetery High. Carmine passed away on January 9th after a long battle with cancer.
This week, we play DAY songs: tracks featuring days of the week, holidays, special days or any kind of day. Music includes tracks from The Undertones, New Order, Hazel O’Connor, Rose McDowall, Midnight Oil and more.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we have a new wave dance party with two hours of music to keep us all moving. We feature tracks and remixes from The Art of Noise, Alphaville, New Order, Linda Jo Rizzo, Ivan Doroschuk and many more.
Midge Ure is back on with Chris. As governments continue their COVID-related shutdowns, Midge established his new Backstage Lockdown Club.
Peter Flierl of Plan B is back on with us. The band released a new maxi-single, which will be part of an album in the works. Peter also talks about Plan B’s post-COVID shutdown plans and an upcoming video shoot/performance at a drive-in theater.
The 80s are back – and with a Claymore! On this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play music from Scottish artists of the classic alternative era including Rose McDowall, Orange Juice, Big Country, Fish, The Armoury Show, The Associates and many more.
Cidny Bullens talks with Chris upon the release of his first album as Cidny: Walkin’ Through This World
Toni Basil talks with Chris about her Zoom online dance classes. Yes, you can learn 60s-era dance moves from Basil, who Quentin Tarrantino calls “The Goddess of Go-Go,
we play songs from the classic alternative era with numbers in the title. From zero to one million, we play numerically-oriented tracks from Hazel O’Connor, The Professionals, X, Strawberry Switchblade, Splodgenessabounds, Dexy’s Midnight Runners and many more
Jack Hues talks with Chris about hs upcoming new album, Primitif, and the newest Wang Chung album, Orchestral.
Steven Jones and Man Parrish are back on with us. They will talk about their new collection: The Art of Pop
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, Midge Ure is back to talk about his upcoming North American tour, the recent 1980 tour through Europe and his new CD collection: Soundtrack 1978-2019. We also play tracks from The Stranglers, Madness, The Saints, The Pogues and more.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio is up. We play music with colors in the title, featuring tracks from The Stranglers, Midnight Oil, Visage, Toni Basil, The Pogues and more
we salute the women of punk and new wave with tracks from the ladies of the Classic Alternative era, featuring new tracks from Josie Cotton, Rose McDowall, Berlin and classics by Martha Davis, Lydia Lunch, The Little Girls, Strawberry Switchblade, The Coconuts and many more.
This week, we play songs from the classic alternative era with numbers in the title. From zero to one million, we play numerically-oriented tracks from Hazel O’Connor, The Professionals, X, Strawberry Switchblade, Splodgenessabounds, Dexy’s Midnight Runners and many more.
Steven Jones and Logan Sky are back with a new album, Rotating Angels, Also, a musical tribute to Kip Addotta
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play covers of Rolling Stones songs by classic alternative artists, withy tracks originally recorded by Jagger and Company from David Bowie, The Inmates, Mondo Rock, Psychic TV, Laibach, The Damned and more.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio is up with another New Wave Dance Party in Hour 2 featuring remixes and club classics from Alphaville, Taco, Bronski Beat, Haysi Fantayzee and more
Paul Young talks with Chris Cordani on this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio as it is now up via podcast.
Jeremy Thoms, of The President’s Men, Strawberry Tarts, The Revillos, The Desperados, The Naturals and several other bands out of Scotland throughout the 80s and beyond will talk with host Chris Cordani this week on Revenge of the 80s Radio about his newest band, The Cathode Ray.
Paul Collins is on with us once again as he will release a new album chock full of more Power Pop excellence in September: Out of My Head.
The FULL UNCUT INTERVIEW with Rose McDowall as she talks with host Chris Cordani on this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio as her 1993 Sorrow album, Under the Yew Possessed, is set to be re-released. Rose opens up about her music, growing up in a crime-ridden section of Glasgow, standing up to dangerous neighborhood thugs and the murder of her little brother. It’s a special conversation you do not want to miss.
Willie Nile is working on a new album and he talks about it with us on Revenge of the 80s Radio this week. The new creation is due out this summer. We also play music from Blancmange, The Associates, The Cockroaches, INXS, The Pogues and more.